Following a boring but appreciated return to action on Sunday were questions raised about competitive racing. Wednesday night’s Toyota 500 has put those questions to bed. Denny Hamlin was the NASCAR betting winner of a rain-shortened but hotly contested race. Most important of all was the return of competitive fire to the race track. To illuminate Sunday’s driver trepidation disappeared on Wednesday night. The best evidence of that was when Chase Elliott stayed on the track after getting wrecked by Kyle Busch. Elliott gave Busch a full one-finger salute for the national TV audience to thoroughly enjoy.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coca Cola 600
|Date and Time:||Sunday, May 24, 2020, 6 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Coca Cola 600 TV Coverage:||FOX|
|Coca Cola 600 Odds to win at SBG:||Click Here|
Coca Cola 600 Betting Odds Overview
Certainly, Denny Hamlin will be a top tier sportsbook favorite after his second win of the year Wednesday night. And even with his salute from Chase Elliott does Kyle Busch always rate high on the board. Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., and Brad Keselowski will draw plenty of wagering action due to their remarkable consistency.
Coca Cola 600 History
Starting in 1960 has the Coca Cola 600 been celebrated as the longest major auto race of the year. Initially known as the “World 600” the race was created to rival the Indianapolis 500 for Memorial Day attention. Charlotte Motor Speedway was built to host the event and has done so since its inception. Overall, the track is a mile and a half trioval.
Last year Martin Truex Jr. was the winner of the Coca Cola 600. It was the second time in four years the Truex took the checkers in this event. Kyle Bush was the winner in 2018 with Austin Dillon winning in 2017.
First in the standings remains Kevin Harvick after first and third place runs at Darlington. Sunday’s NASCAR Betting win was dominant and reminded all of Harvick’s reliable professionalism. Second is Joey Logano with two wins on the season. Logano was 18th and sixth at Darlington last week. Alex Bowman is third with one win in 2020. Last week Bowman finished second and 12th at Darlington.
Fourth place belongs to Denny Hamlin. He was fifth and first last week at Darlington and has two wins on the season. After that incident with Kyle Busch did Chase Elliott finish 38th Wednesday night. Elliott is fifth in the standings but looking for his first win.
Rounding out the top ten are Brad Keselowski, Aric Almirola, Martin Truex Jr., Matt Di Benedetto, and Clint Bowyer. Further notables are Jimmie Johnson (12th), Kyle Busch (13th), and Kurt Busch (14th).
Top Charlotte Drivers
Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson has eight wins and 22 top tens in 35 Charlotte starts. Concurrently his average finish there is 12.2. Also posting strong career numbers at Charlotte are Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, and Kevin Harvick.
Coca Cola 600 Free Best Bet Picks
Fashion that this marathon race fits the style and personality of Harvick perfectly. He has three wins with 17 top tens in 36 starts at Charlotte. In the same way Harvick has finished the last three years third place in the final standings. To conclude he is in top form and has the record to match the challenge.
Coca Cola 600 NASCAR Betting Odds Online Pick: Kevin Harvick